Napoleon Series Archive 2015

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In my view both of these eminent historians, Gueniffey (francophone) and Dwyer (Anglophone), hi-light the ambiguities and ironies inherent in a French force of invasion and occupation that ostensibly is there to overturn foreign rule in Egypt. In reality, Bonaparte and Kleber, Lannes and Bon, order and impose military rule in the name of the Directory and - by implication - France. Moreover, the French resort to, and even in some cases outdo, the atrocities perpetrated by those rulers - on the oppressed population of Egypt – irrespective of their race, religion or allegiances and all in the name of “civilising the country and its peoples”. Their references are, without exception, French and contemporary. Best A

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